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How do I prepare for an appointment to diagnose pseudotumor cerebri?

In preparing for an appointment for diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri you should write down your symptoms in detail. You should also make a list of medications that you are currently taking, as some may contribute to your symptoms. Your doctor will probably perform a physical exam in which he will check for swelling behind the eyes. Other causes of your symptoms will probably be ruled out before pseudotumor cerebri is suspected.

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What is the duration of pseudotumor cerebri?
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Pseudotumor cerebri will often last until it has been successfully treated. However, the symptom...
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How many people suffer from pseudotumor cerebri?
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About 1 in every 100,000 people will be affected by pseudotumor cerebri. It is most common in menstr...
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What is pseudotumor cerebri?
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Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which the pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure) in...
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Are there other names for pseudotumor cerebri?
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Yes, there are other names for pseudotumor cerebri. It can be referred to as idiopathic intracranial...
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